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Sales tax collections up 11 percent in April

Posted June 21, 2018

Fort Worth’s net sales tax collections in April totaled $12,269,565, up from April 2017 by $1,239,515, or 11.2 percent.

So far this fiscal year, sales tax collections are up 6 percent.

The city anticipates collecting $154,573,000 by fiscal year end.

Sales tax revenue represents 22.7 percent of the city’s General Fund budget. This is the second largest revenue source, with property taxes being the largest.

For the Crime Control and Prevention District, sales tax revenue represents the largest revenue source.

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